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Month: April 2014

We fight for victims’ full and fair recovery in employment law, harassment, sexual abuse and personal injury cases.

1 dead after 1 of Kansas City's drunk driving accidents

Car accidents occur every single day on Missouri roads. Some are more severe than others, but many of them end up in someone being injured. Some of the more serious car accidents include head-on collisions and drunk driving accidents. When

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Wage and hours bill passes House

The Obama administration vowed to veto a GOP-sponsored bill in the House that would redefine full-time employment from 30 hours a week as stated in the Affordable Care Act to 40 hours a week. The change is aimed at exempting

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New Missouri court decision expands workers' rights

Recently, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled in a 5-2 vote to give more legal protection to those employees who are injured and subsequently terminated from their employment. This expansion of employee rights overturned three decades of legal precedent. Workers no

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Vacationing while on FMLA — good idea or bad?

In 1993, Congress enacted the Family and Medical Leave Act, giving employees who are eligible the right to take up to 26 weeks of job-protected, unpaid leave in a year for certain medical, family and military-associated reasons. Employers may lack

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Missing pages provided for Joplin City Council report

Missing pages from a private investigation into City of Joplin, Missouri, council members have been released. Months ago, the media received the original report minus the missing pages. The focus of the missing pages appears to be on a former

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Missouri drunk driving accidents — 3 hurt, 1 seriously

From hit-and-run accidents to drunk driving accidents, motor vehicle collisions occur on Missouri roads every day. A woman from Jasper may be facing drunk driving charges, one count of felony vehicular assault and additional charges after one of Missouri’s most

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